Archives for: June 17th, 2019

While we do hear less about police brutality than we did a few years ago, when getting into a confrontation with police, it is normal for anyone to become confused or scared. These intense feelings may lead to a knee-jerk fight or flight-type reactions.

Unfortunately, simple acts of “fighting back,” trying to escape, or trying to make yourself more comfortable may lead to additional criminal charges of resisting arrest.

In North Carolina, resisting arrest is a Class 2 Misdemeanor. Along with additional fines or time on probation, these charges could give a prosecutor [...]